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Wednesday, September 12
 

2:30pm

Legal Considerations for Freelancers
Limited Capacity full
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Our presentation will explore the major issues that arise over the lifecycle of a freelancer’s business.

1.    Starting your business – discussion on:
•    Choice of business entity, 
•    Name of the business, 
•    Bank account(s), 
•    Government registrations, and 
•    Other considerations that a business owner should know.

2.    Protecting your business
(a)    Contracts – discussion on:
•    Importance of contracts
•    Understanding main provisions of agreements, and
•    Considerations specific to freelancers in agreements for services, products and vendor agreements. 
(b)    Branding – discussion on:
•    Trademarks
•    Copyrights

3.    Defending your business – discussion on:
•    Stages of a business dispute 
•    Alternative dispute resolution 

4.    Legal updates for freelancers– discussion on:
•    New case law 
•    New statutes  

Presenters
avatar for Sehar Aijaz

Sehar Aijaz

Attorney
I am an Attorney and Counselor-at-Law admitted to the State Bar of Texas. Prior to starting the Law Offices of Sehar Aijaz based out of Austin, Texas, I worked for an Indian law firm that focused on business and corporate law. During that time, I had the opportunity to work with... Read More →
avatar for Chantelle Clark

Chantelle Clark

As a boutique-styled law firm based in the great capital of Texas, the Law Office of Chantelle Clark, PLLC prides itself on the ability to provide legal services that offer a more personal touch of quality. Whether you are facing a business law or personal injury matter or need a... Read More →
avatar for Kay Covarrubia

Kay Covarrubia

Entertainment Attorney
I understand the importance of supporting artists to help them accomplish their goals.  I got tired of choosing between work and my love of music and art so I decided not to choose.  Now, I work with my artist friends.  I appreciate the artists who try to do it all their selves... Read More →
avatar for Philip Glasser

Philip Glasser

Attorney
I am attorney in Austin, Texas focusing my practice on helping my clients with small businesses, property, and  probate matters. When I work with my clients I take a collaborative approach to make sure that my clients goals are achieved. I explain and guide my clients through the... Read More →
avatar for Russell Sloan

Russell Sloan

Attorney at Law


Wednesday September 12, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm
T-Werx Coworking 1320 Arrow Point Dr #501, Cedar Park, TX 78613, USA
 
Thursday, September 13
 

3:00pm

Why Freelancers Need Professional Liability Insurance
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn the basics of professional liability (PL) insurance

  • How PL insurance is different from other insurance you might need as a freelancer
  • General liability, property, health insurance etc; what to look for in PL insurance policy
  • How much does it cost; how PL policies are like "legal defense" insurance, i.e. a policy will pay the cost of attorneys to defend you even if there is a baseless claim against you; whether to buy from an insurance broker or direct or online?
  •  "Insider's guide" to how brokers are compensated and how that might affect their recommendations to you; how much coverage to buy
  • Limits and deductible options
  • Why being an LLC or corporation is not enough to limit your liability
  • What happens when you get a claim
  • Importance of reporting "incidents" versus claims; 

General Q&A session afterwards

Presenters
avatar for Stephen van Wert

Stephen van Wert

President, Founders Specialty


Thursday September 13, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
T-Werx Coworking 1320 Arrow Point Dr #501, Cedar Park, TX 78613, USA